morus

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See also: Morus and Mórus

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek μόρον (móron)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mōrus f (genitive mōrī); second declension

  1. the black mulberry tree

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative mōrus mōrī
genitive mōrī mōrōrum
dative mōrō mōrīs
accusative mōrum mōrōs
ablative mōrō mōrīs
vocative mōre mōrī

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References[edit]

  • morus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • morus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “morus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • morus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to die at a good old age: exacta aetate mori
    • (ambiguous) to starve oneself to death: inediā mori or vitam finire
    • (ambiguous) to die a natural death: necessaria (opp. voluntaria) morte mori
    • (ambiguous) to die of wounds: ex vulnere mori (Fam. 10. 33)